Patton has allowed just one baserunner while fanning six in four innings covering four appearances.
Gomes was able to go through sprint drills prior to Tuesday's game against the White Sox, according to The Plain Dealer.
"Yan is having a really good day," Francona said Tuesday. "His eyes look a lot clearer. I don't want to be unfair to him, but I'd surprised if he's not raring to go by Friday and Friday is his day (to be activated). Unless he has a setback, he should be ready Friday."
A rib ailment that knocked
McCutchen sustained the injury crashing into the wall in the third inning, though he remained in the game for a while. His hitless performance ended a strong stretch in which he slugged seven hits, including three home runs, in the previous four games.
The 31-year-old Segovia has pitched nine games in the major leagues, but none since 2009.
"He'd probably punch me if he heard me saying that, but you're really going to take your time and make sure he's ready to go," Kirk Gibson said. "You're not going to expect him to come back and throw 220 innings. You kind of manage his rehab through innings and put him in position to finish strong. ... We're going to make sure we err on the side of very cautious."
Corbin emerged as a standout in 2013 with a 14-8 record, 3.41 ERA and 178 strikeouts in 208 1/3 innings.
It remains to be seen if Hudson maintains his status as a starter, a role in which he showed promise before struggling mightily in 2012 and losing two seasons to multiple elbow surgeries.
Bradley will pitch in the Arizona Fall League, which might preclude him from working with the Diamondbacks down the stretch. Kirk Gibson said the decision will be up to general manager Kevin Towers.
The right-hander needs the work. An elbow injury has limited him to just 82 2/3 innings this season, just over half the number he racked up in 2013.
The Reds have fallen virtually out contention for a playoff spot with a 2-8 slide, which could have led to the decision to test the interest in Latos and Leake.
Alvarez has three home runs in the last four games to give him 18 on the season.
Wong owns a stat line of .249/.289/.388. He has seven hits in his last five games, but no RBI in nearly two weeks.